Integrative Psychotherapist / Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, private practice, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2011-retired in December 2023.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Co-Founder at Compass Center for Healing, Stillwater, MN, 2008-2011. I was part of a small team that created an integrative, collaborative healing center that includes a number of holistic practitioners from a wide variety of body-mind healing disciplines, a yoga & movement studio, and a local arts gallery. Offered a number of retreats, groups, and co-facilitated a retreat to Peru in Winter 2010.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist at Hudson Counseling Services, private practice 2000-2009. I provided individual, couples, and family therapy in a clinical setting for a wide variety of mental health issues. I created the following offerings:
Presentations on Mind-Body Integration for the Hudson Hospital
Began expansion of Mind-Body offerings at HCS which included creating collaborative therapy services with an energy therapist
Presentations on Post-partum Depression for the Hudson Hospital
Grief Education and Support Group
Chronic Pain Management & Support Group
Inner Source Women’s Day Retreats
Women’s Personal Growth & Spirituality Support Groups
Lecturer/facilitator, UW-Stout, Marriage & Family Therapy Program, Spring Semester 2007, “Practical Applications of Marriage & Family Therapy.” I lectured, provided and graded assignments, and mentored a group of 12 students.
In-home Family Therapist, Family Based Therapy Associates, Coon Rapids, Minn., 1998 through 2001. I worked with families, couples, individuals, and groups; provided in-home family therapy to families with children at risk of placement and to multiple-issued families referred for Family Preservation services as well as correctional orders; worked collaboratively with community resources.
A variety of positions in writing, journalism, and corporate communications throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.